MA Students of the English Department Excelled at National Interpreting Contest

27 Jun 2014


MA Students of the English Department Excelled at National Interpreting Contest

Qiao Liangyu and Wang Qiyue, MA students of the English Department (FAH) competed in the 3rd CTPC Cup All China Interpreting Contest Final. Qiao Liang Yu won 2nd prize while Wang Qi Yue won Excellence Award; their instructor Dr Victoria Lei was granted Distinguished Teacher Award.

The biennial CTPC Cup organized by The Translators’ Association of China is considered the most prestigious oral interpreting contest in China. Close to 1,000 contestants from over 100 institutions of higher learning across greater China took part in the qualifying rounds started last September. 25 entered the final held at Beijing University of International Studies on 8th June, 2014.

Simulating real-life situations, the tournaments comprehensively assessed the contestants’ professional knowledge and skills. The intense schedule of the contest was also putting the contestants’ mental toughness and physical strength to the test. The UM girls demonstrated good sportsmanship throughout. Their morale was significantly boosted by encouragement from the UM community. A couple of their classmates went all the way to Beijing to give support. Many students, teachers, administrative staff members and alumni were cheering our contestants before and during the contest through social media, showing team spirit and enthusiasm for oral interpreting.

During the trip to Beijing Qiao Liangyu and Wang Qiyue also took part in the Simultaneous Interpreting Invitational Tournament on 7th June, each winning an Excellence Award.

 

英文系翻譯碩士課程學生在全國口譯大賽獲驕人成績

        第三屆“中譯杯”全國口譯(英語)大賽總決賽在北京圓滿落幕,澳大人文學院英文系翻譯專業碩士生喬靚瑜和王琦玥在強手林立的情況下,不負眾望,賽出應有水準。喬靚瑜勇奪亞軍,王琦玥獲優秀獎, 其教練李麗青博士則獲頒“優秀指導教師”獎。

        由中國翻譯協會主辦、兩年一度的“中譯杯”全國口譯大賽被視為中國高校口譯競技的巔峰之戰,今屆賽事吸引大中華地區包括內地、臺灣、香港和澳門逾百間高校近千名選手參加,經過歷時十個月的選拔賽,共二十五名選手進入全國總決賽,於六月八日在北京第二外國語學院一決高下。

        總決賽各環節模擬口譯工作實況,全面考核選手的專業知識和技巧。緊張的競技氣氛和緊湊的賽程對選手的心理素質以至體能都是嚴峻的考驗。澳大兩名選手由始至終表現出優良的體育精神,而澳大人亦顯示了強大的凝聚力和團隊精神,許多學生、老師、行政人員和校友在賽前和比賽過程中不斷通過大賽網頁和各種社交媒體為選手打氣,有同學和校友更隨隊遠赴北京,到現場支援、鼓勵選手,同時也開闊了眼界。

        喬靚瑜和王琦玥此行亦參加了全國口譯大賽同聲傳譯邀請賽,均獲優秀獎。

THE UM TEAM        WANG QIYUE (LEFT), QIAO LIANGYU (RIGHT), DR LEI (MIDDLE)